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Cengage Advantage Books: Understanding Human Behavior and the Social Environment / Edition 9

Cengage Advantage Books: Understanding Human Behavior and the Social Environment / Edition 9

by Charles Zastrow, Karen K. Kirst-Ashman
     
 

ISBN-10: 1133314406

ISBN-13: 9781133314400

Pub. Date: 02/03/2012

Publisher: Cengage Learning

Zastrow and Kirst-Ashman's UNDERSTANDING HUMAN BEHAVIOR AND THE SOCIAL ENVIRONMENT looks at lifespan through the lens of social work theory and practice, covering human development and behavior theories within the context of family, organizational, and community systems. Using a chronological lifespan approach, the book presents separate chapters on biological,

Overview

Zastrow and Kirst-Ashman's UNDERSTANDING HUMAN BEHAVIOR AND THE SOCIAL ENVIRONMENT looks at lifespan through the lens of social work theory and practice, covering human development and behavior theories within the context of family, organizational, and community systems. Using a chronological lifespan approach, the book presents separate chapters on biological, psychological, and social impacts at the different lifespan stages with an emphasis on strengths and empowerment. As part of the Brooks/Cole Empowerment Series, this edition is completely up to date and thoroughly integrates the core competencies and recommended practice behaviors outlined in the 2008 Educational Policy and Accreditation Standards (EPAS) set by the Council on Social Work Education (CSWE).

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781133314400
Publisher:
Cengage Learning
Publication date:
02/03/2012
Pages:
800
Product dimensions:
7.80(w) x 9.90(h) x 1.10(d)

Table of Contents

1. Introduction to Human Behavior in the Social Environment. Part I: INFANCY AND CHILDHOOD. 2. Biological Development in Infancy and Childhood. 3. Psychological Development in Infancy and Childhood. 4. Social Development in Infancy and Childhood. 5. Ethnocentrism and Racism. Part II: ADOLESCENCE AND YOUNG ADULTHOOD. 6. Biological Development in Adolescence. 7. Psychological Development in Adolescence. 8. Social Development in Adolescence. 9. Gender, Gender Identity, Gender Expression, and Sexism. Part III: MIDDLE ADULTHOOD. 10. Biological Aspects of Young and Middle Adulthood. 11. Psychological Aspects of Young and Middle Adulthood. 12. Sociological Aspects of Young and Middle Adulthood. 13. Sexual Orientation. Part IV: LATER ADULTHOOD. 14. Biological Aspects of Later Adulthood. 15. Psychological Aspects of Later Adulthood. 16. Sociological Aspects of Later Adulthood.

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